Brutus Monroe Hop - Dies

Hi crafty friends! Thanks for stopping by my blog today. The Brutus Monroe Inspiration Team's assignment this week was to showcase the Brutus Monroe dies. I chose to use a word die and a hexagon die! I started with two piece of Alabaster cardstock, one for the card front and one for die cutting. Using the "Hello" word die, I ran it through my die cutter 6 times. I started with the "Hello" towards the top right, because I wanted to make sure there was at least one complete word on the background. I positioned all the rest around it in diagonal lines. I glued them down with a fine-tipped applicator, but if you have the double sided adhesive sheets, they would work great for this project! I let some hang off the edges and trimmed them down at the end. I popped it up on a slightly larger piece of Alabaster cardstock with foam tape.

 I stamped the cacti with Raven detail ink, and colored them with my Zig markers, and fussy cut them out. I chose the "hello" sentiment from the Conservatory of Quotes stamp set to match the background sentiment, and heat embossed it onto Raven cardstock. I die cut a hexagon from Lunch Bag cardstock, and adhered the cacti to it, one with flat glue and one with foam tape. I popped the hexagon up with foam tape on the card front, and attached the sentiment with foam tape as well. 

I love this technique for backgrounds! Have you used any of the sentiment dies from Brutus Monroe?Post pictures of your projects, and be sure to use the hashtags #BrutusMonroe and #CreateYourOwnEnding so we can see what you make! Keep hopping on to Berina's blog to see her beautiful creation!  

LAUREN (you are here)

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  1. I love that you used the hello die in white and repeated for a background on the card. Soooo beautiful!. Made me smile seeing.


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